Posts tagged photography
Protests on Film: A talk with photojournalist & creator of Activist NYC, Cindy Trinh

Cindy Trinh is the woman behind the images of Activist NYC, she is a photojournalist with a special interest in social justice movements. We got the chance to speak to Cindy about the disparities of minority women in journalism and her experiences as a photojournalist.

We don’t get to hear the stories of marginalized people often and when we do it is most often through the lens of a white person. I want better representation of women of color and I think only other women of color can achieve that.

-Cindy Trinh

Activist NYC’s Instagram page is filled with moving, inspirational images of people organizing, demonstrating, and doing their part to fight off injustices.

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SPOTbyDot

The ecosystem Dotun grew up in was one that catapulted her into a creative career. As a kid, she went to a performing and visual arts school in South London. Her classmates were fellow creatives moonlighting as artists, musicians, and innovators outside of school. She grew up with them and watched them mature as creative people. Dotun witnessed even more of their progress through social media; friend requests, tweets and ‘likes’ kept her looped in on success stories of other artist-types in the UK. Dotun is one person in the plethora of young creatives emerging from the UK, they are mavericks chasing opportunities and making things happen. They exude energy that is contagious and motivating- it's the kind of energy that excites others to go after their dreams, too.

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